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United Farmers' Historical Society

In June 2001 the United Farmers of Alberta's Board of Directors approved the formation of a History Committee to collect, exhibit, research and document UFA's history. The History Committee was incorporated as non-profit society na med the United Farmers Historical Society (UFHS), under Alberta's Society Act on January 14th, 2002.



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The United Farmers of Alberta (U.F.A.) was formed in 1909 from the amalgamation of the Canadian Society of Equity and the Alberta Farmers Association. It was incorporated by an act of the Province of Alberta in 1918. It was a self-help and advocacy organization which encouraged economic power for farmers through the development of co-operatives. It also functioned as a political party from 1919 to 1939, and was the governing party in Alberta from 1921 to 1935. Its presidents were James Bower...
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The U.F.A., a newspaper, was the official organ of the United Farmers of Alberta and several agricultural marketing co-ops. It began publishing in 1922 and was retitled The United Farmer in 1934. It ceased publication in 1936. It was published on a semi-monthly frequency, with occasional extra issues when the Alberta Legislature was in session or during other newsworthy occasions. In 1932 it became a monthly. It was published by a committee of the United Farmers of Alberta until 1928, when a...
U.F.A. Co-operative Limited fonds
U.F.A. Co-operative Limited fonds
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The United Farmers of Alberta (U.F.A.) was founded in 1909 and incorporated by the Province of Alberta in 1918. In 1932 it established a subsidiary, U.F.A. Central Co-operative Association Ltd. (U.F.A. Central Co-op), to provide wholesaling and other services to local and regional farmers' consumer co-ops. In December 1948 U.F.A. changed its name and revised its Bylaws in order to function as a cooperative business, United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative Limited (UFA Co-op). The advocacy and...
The United Farmer
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The United Farmer magazine succeeded The U.F.A. Co-operator in May 1967, continuing its serial numbering. The United Farmer was published by the Information Services Division of the United Farmers of Alberta, and edited by Alice Switzer. It carried stories about U.F.A. Co-op news, employees and agents of the U.F.A. Co-operative Limited, farming practices and a regular feature titled “Albertan of the Month”. The United Farmer won awards in the Company or Institutional Publication category...
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The U.F.A. Co-operative Limited began publication of a monthly periodical, The U.F.A. Co-operator, in June of 1963. Stories were written by the Information Service Department and issues were published by the Printing Department. This publication was distributed to directors, delegates, staff members, petroleum agents, and board members of affiliated co-operative associations. The U.F.A. Co-operator contained stories on people involved in the co-operative, U.F.A. Co-op news, and articles on the...
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The United Farmers of Alberta (U.F.A.) amended its constitution in 1913 to admit women as members. In 1914 its Women's Section was formed. In 1916 the women members formed a separate organization governed by the U.F.A constitution, the United Farm Women of Alberta (U.F.W.A.). Beginning in 1917 the U.F.W.A. was required to be represented on the U.F.A. Executive and Board of Directors. Irene Parlby was the first president of the U.F.W.A. The United Farm Women of Alberta Alumnae Association was a...
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Features articles by H.E. Spencer, F.J. Gould, William Young, H. Zella Spencer, and Norman W. Smith. Features news from Alberta Wheat Pool and Alberta Livestock Pool. 24 p. ; 30 x 23 cm
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Includes article by James P. Watson and editorial by W. Norman Smith.
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Includes articles by Norman F. Priestley, H. Zella Spencer, F. Bateman, A.B. Claypool, William Burns, and editorial by W. Norman Smith. Features news from Alberta Wheat Pool, Alberta Livestock Pool, and Alberta Dairy Pool.
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Official reports and minutes of the annual conventions. Bound volume containing reports for the years 1915-1917.
Topics: Congresses and conventions, Annual reports, Minutes and proceedings, Yearbooks
Bound volume of the official minutes of the thirty-first, thirty-second, thirty-third, and thirty-fourth annual conventions of the United Farmers of Alberta, with the President's Address, the UFWA President's Address, Report of the Board of Directors and committees, and Junior U.F.A. President's Report for each year appended before the minutes of the year in which it was given. In 1942 reports inclued the Junior U.F.A. Vice-president's address, rather than the president's.
Topics: Congresses and conventions, Minutes and proceedings, Reports, Speeches, addresses, etc.
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File consists of a bound volume of minutes from the executive meetings, board meetings and conventions of the United Farm Women of Alberta from 1946 to 1949.
Topics: Women, Minutes and proceedings, Congresses and conventions
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Includes article by Norman F. Priestley and editorial by W. Norman Smith. Features reports on debates in the Alberta Legislature and news from Alberta Wheat Pool.
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"Alberta Wheat Pool number". Includes articles by R. Rabbitt, Henry Wise Wood, Donald Cameron Jr., Elmer C. Roper, Elizabeth T. Wyman, H.E.G.H.Scholefield, letter by H.N. Stearns, cartoon by W. Guthrie, editorial by W. Norman Smith.
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Includes articles by L.H. Jelliff, Harald S. Patton, Norman F. Priestley, V.W. Smith, H. Zella Spencer, Edna M. Hull, and editorial by W. Norman Smith. Features reports on debates in the Alberta Legislature and news from Alberta Wheat Pool, Alberta Livestock Pool, and Alberta Dairy Pool.
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Features articles by H.W. Wood, J.E. Brownlee, Mrs. R. Clarke Fraser, J.B. Kidd, Ernest A. Howes, Roy Clemens, editorial by W. Norman Smith.
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Includes articles by Robert Gardiner, John G. Armitage, D. Rabbitt, Conway James, Leona R. Barritt, George H. Holyoake, and editorial by W. Norman Smith. Includes news from Alberta Wheat Pool and Alberta Livestock Pool.
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Includes articles by Henry Wise Wood, R.G. Reid, Emil Sather, and editorial by W. Norman Smith.
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Includes articles by William Irvine, John Mackenzie, A.H.Tovell, letters by James P. Watson and Mabel Dean, and editorial by W. Norman Smith. Incluides biographical articles about provincial election candidates D.C. Breton, Donald Cameron Sr., Ben S. Plumer, Lawrence Peterson, and J.F. Lymburn. Features Alberta Wheat Pool news.
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Includes articles by N.V. Fearnehough, Leona R. Barritt, Arthur E. Darby, H. Zella Spencer, and editorial by W. Norman Smith. Features articles about Morrin U.F.A. Local and Wetaskiwin U.F.A. Co-operative Association. Features news from Alberta Wheat Pool, Alberta Livestock Pool, and Alberta Dairy Pool.
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"Annual convention number". Includes articles by John Brownlee, Norman F. Priestley, Mrs. F.E. Wyman, Henry Wise Wood, Mrs. A.H. Warr, H. Zella Spencer, N.V. Fearnehough, and editorial by W. Norman Smith. Features reports on the annual U.F.A. convention and news from Alberta Wheat Pool and Alberta Livestock Pool.
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Includes articles by Norman F. Priestley, E.J. Garland, Elmer Clay, H. Zella Spencer, and editorial by W. Norman Smith. Features reports of debates in the Alberta Legislature and news from Alberta Wheat Pool.
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Bound volume of the official minutes of the twenty-first, twenty-second, twenty-third and twenty fourth annual conventions of the United Farmers of Alberta, with the President's Address, the UFWA President's Address and Report of the Board of Directors for each year appended after the minutes of the year in which it was given. The Manifesto to the Farm People of Alberta was appended after the minutes for 1931 as well.
Topics: Congresses and conventions, Minutes and proceedings, Speeches, addresses, etc., Reports
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